Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Camille Rose Garcia Edition)

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'Down,
down,
down.
Would the fall never come to an end!'

Since its publication in 1865, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has delighted the world with a wildly imaginative and unforgettable journey, inspiring children of all ages to suspend disbelief and follow Alice into her fantasy worlds. This new gift edition presents Carroll's tale fully unabridged with a ...

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Overview

'Down,
down,
down.
Would the fall never come to an end!'

Since its publication in 1865, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland has delighted the world with a wildly imaginative and unforgettable journey, inspiring children of all ages to suspend disbelief and follow Alice into her fantasy worlds. This new gift edition presents Carroll's tale fully unabridged with a unique visual interpretation by renowned artist Camille Rose Garcia.

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    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland  

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061886577
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/2/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 215,137
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, published Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865 and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, in 1871. Considered a master of the genre of literary nonsense, he is renowned for his ingenious wordplay and sense of logic, and his highly original vision.

Camille Rose Garcia was born in 1970 in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in the generic suburbs of Orange County, where she visited Disneyland and went to punk shows with the other disenchanted youth of that era. Her paintings of creepy cartoon children living in wasteland fairy tales are critical commentaries on the failures of capitalist utopias, blending nostalgic pop culture references with a satirical slant on modern society. Her work has been displayed internationally and featured in numerous magazines, including Juxtapoz, Rolling Stone, and Modern Painter. In 2007, a retrospective of her work, titled Tragic Kingdom, was on display at the San Jose Museum of Art, accompanied by a catalog of the same name. She has also written and illustrated a children's book, The Magic Bottle. The recipient of the Stars of Design award from the Pacific Design Center, she recently moved to the Pacific Northwest after thirty-eight years in Los Angeles.

Biography

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was a man of diverse interests -- in mathematics, logic, photgraphy, art, theater, religion, medicine, and science. He was happiest in the company of children for whom he created puzzles, clever games, and charming letters.

As all Carroll admirers know, his book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865), became an immediate success and has since been translated into more than eighty languages. The equally popular sequel Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, was published in 1872.

The Alice books are but one example of his wide ranging authorship. The Hunting of the Snark, a classic nonsense epic (1876) and Euclid and His Modern Rivals, a rare example of humorous work concerning mathematics, still entice and intrigue today's students. Sylvie and Bruno, published toward the end of his life contains startling ideas including an 1889 description of weightlessness.

The humor, sparkling wit and genius of this Victorian Englishman have lasted for more than a century. His books are among the most quoted works in the English language, and his influence (with that of his illustrator, Sir John Tenniel) can be seen everywhere, from the world of advertising to that of atomic physics.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (real name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      January 27, 1832
    2. Place of Birth:
      Daresbury, Cheshire, England
    1. Date of Death:
      January 14, 1898
    2. Place of Death:
      Guildford, Surrey, England

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2010

    DON'T USE THIS VERSION! spelling and formating errors

    The misspelled words in this version can be distracting. Also, the line breaks are awkward. Some sentences stop halfway across the page and begin again two lines down. (distracting isn't it?)It takes a lot away from an otherwise great book. Ex: Pm instead of I'm Ahce instead of Alice

    51 out of 63 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 15, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Misspellings

    Scanned copy w/ no proofreading.

    18 out of 30 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Dont buy it

    Its not the full story. The full story is some what longer than 140 pgs. This is only 55. But from what is there ,it is good.

    10 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 3, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Classic story ruined by lousy art

    I'll never understand why anyone would want to re-illustrate a book whose illustrations are as iconic as the book itself. John Tenneil's work on the original books needs no replacing and certainly not with the mess I'm confronted with here. Camille Rose Garcia may have a place in the world of art. I'm sure there are those who like this sort of thing and I can see where something could be made of such a style. What *cannot* be made from it is a decent representation of Alice and the denizens of Wonderland. By making *everything* crazy and over-the-top, Garcia destroys the dichotomy of the story of normal Alice amongst the strageness of Wonderland.

    Take my advice. Avoid this edition and stick to those that use the original Tenniel illustrations.

    9 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2011

    Its alice in wonderland!

    Who cares if there are mistakes? I KNOW i dont. :)

    8 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 25, 2011

    Still won,t open in Nook color....... disregard star, only there to allow posting.

    7 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2012

    Great book.

    Ths book is wonderful. Definitly buy it. There are 181 pages and I think the sample is 55. BUY IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2012

    Spell check please

    Bad spelling bad rate and review

    6 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2011

    Very well written.

    I really like this book. The author does a good job describing how the main character is feeling and thinking.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2012

    Awesome

    I honestly love this book

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2012

    EXCUSE ME

    Will someone PLEASE post a REAL review of this book? Dont use the customer review section as a chat board unless it is about the book. PLEASE AND THANK YOU

    4 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 25, 2011

    Bad format - don't download

    I know it's a free book, and that is probably why the format is so horrible. But after 2 or 3 chapters, the screen only showed sporadic words about the screen and you couldn't read it.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Good book... for the price

    Good book. Classic read. A few spelling mistakes but not as bad as the other free Alice in wonderland nook books. Formatting is much better compared to other free copies of the book. But still has a few formatting errors. The book itself is a wonderful story as long as you are not some uptight grammar buff who cannot stand minor grammatical errors.




    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2012

    A very, very strange book

    Great book. Its in very good detail, and nice characters, to. Though mind that its a very, very, strange book. But its still good. Diserves five stars

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2012

    Good

    Good. Slightly boring. Bit good.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2012

    Alice in Wonderland . . .

    I've got absolutely no idea why, but suddenly I have been completely drawn to and facinated with this book. It's totally amazing and full of fantasy and humor! There is definately nothing like it. Lewis Carrol, you are a genius!
    Xoxo to all,
    -E

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2012

    Hi

    Lots of growing and shrinking
    Fanntasy
    All in all a good book

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2012

    Alice

    Very witty alice would have to be my favorite storybook charecter

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2012

    Very good read but Many typos

    Very interesting book but all the typos make it very hard to read. Takes a lot of personal creativity to work around.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2013

    Very onapropiate!!

    This book is exteremeley inapropiate!!! I could not belive how terrible and x rated thus book is!!! I let my 15 year old son read it and now he's scared for life! This worse than the twilight books and worse than pornagraphy! Yea I'm taking about alice in wonder land! Do not ever ever let your pure child read this horrible perverted book! This book is the worst in the stack!I tried to read it but I freaked out and cracked my nook screen with a hammer! It is so gross. I hilgey do not recomend.. god bless you! Amen

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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